As the title would suggest, there are a couple of interesting applications that will make their way to Android in the coming months. First to receive a mention is eReader, a Barnes & Noble Company.... eReader is effectively the world’s largest eBook store, even if they say so themselves. It offers a huge range of eBooks for your iPhone, Windows Mobile Pocket PC and Smartphone, Palm Treo and Centro o...

According to Digitimes, Acer chairman JT Wang has said that Acer’s upcoming Android powered netbook computers will actually ship with both Android and Windows pre-loaded in a dual-boot configuration.

To... me, that seems to imply that they aren’t going to put as much effort into tweaking Android for netbooks as they could.  At least not right away.  The company appears to be hedging its bets, and in doing so it...

In a bit of an unexpected turn of events, Acer announced that it will start offering Android based netbooks in Q3 of this year – before it gets Android based smartphones out the door.

Acer’s... Jim Wong was quoted by Reuters as saying the following at the Computex show in Taiwan:

“Today’s netbooks are not close to perfection at all. In two years, it will all be very different.  If w...

Today Acer issued a press release announcing that it has officially joined the Open Handset Alliance.  The OHA is the organization founded by Google and others that supports the Linux based Android... smartphone operating system.

Acer also said in the announcement that it expects to launch Android based devices in the fourth quarter of this year.  The full press release is available after...

In a spate of small but perfectly formed Android news updates, we bring you word of a confirmed Android device from Acer in late 2009. The third largest PC manufacturer has been hinting at this possibility... for some while now and even confirmed their intent. Now we finally have a time-frame to match, currently set for later this year. Obviously, other than a rough date, very little else has been said so far, bu...

We reported last week that Acer’s head of mobile phones, Aymar de Lencquesaing, said that his company was working on Android based smartphones.  This week we have the IDG News Service reporting... that Acer’s CEO, Gianfranco Lanci, has confirmed this at Acer’s Q1 investor’s conference in Taiwan today.

“We are working on an Android solution for the smartphone.  I th...

Back in March we attended an Acer press launch for their slew of upcoming mobile devices this year as they attempt to break into the mobile smartphone market. Back then we asked the question that was... on everyone’s lips; “Will you be launching an Android device”. The resounding answer was “not yet”, but unlike some companies, they were perfectly amenable to speculating and talking about th...

Over at Gearlog, part of the PC Magazine family, Sascha Segan has received an informed update from Lance Ulanoff (editor-in-chief) reporting at the exclusive Acer event held in the Liberty Science Centre... in Jersey City. Following Lance’s Twitter, he reports that Acer have actually experimented with Android on the Desktop computer. In fact, they allegedly have a working prototype, but it isn’t quite re...

The Philippines based Business Mirror is reporting that it was told by an anonymous Acer executive that Acer plans to release an Android powered smartphone known as the A1 in September of this year.

Our... James Tromans saw a number of similarly named Acer smartphones (F1, L1, C1, etc) at a recent Acer event, but no details of anything called the A1, nor any firm word on the company’s Android plans, were ann...

Yesterday we attended Acer’s UK press launch for its upcoming range of smartphones. Although we had already spoken to Acer at MWC in Barcelona last month, we wanted to see whether we could squeeze... any more information out of the company regarding the possibility of an Acer Android handset. Held at a suitable hotel in Covent Garden, London, the launch consisted of hands-on time with the 4 previou...